Mr O’Higgins said the prosecution case against Mr Davis had unfairly singled him out as being responsible for Ms Reidy’s death. Photograph: Frank Miller /The Irish Times

A plumbing and heating contractor charged with the manslaughter of a woman in a Co Cork hotel was scapegoated for the woman’s death from carbon monoxi(...)

Mr Justice Paul Carney said Lounes Ouachek’s assault on his wife was  “callous and brutal in nature”.

A 44-year-old Algerian man who attempted to murder his wife by bludgeoning her in the head with a kettle bell has been sentenced to 15 years in prison(...)

David Drumm, former Anglo chief executive and Sean Fitzpatrick,  former chairman.

Part 1: September–December 2007 September 11th, 2007: Ardboyne HotelEarly aut(...)

Court 19 at the at the Dublin Central Criminal Court where the trial of former bank directors , Sean Fitzpatrick, Pat Whelan and William Mc Ateer was heard. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times Court 19 at the at the Dublin Central Criminal Court where the trial of former bank directors , Sean Fitzpatrick, Pat Whelan and William Mc Ateer was heard. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Shortly before the court broke for lunch on March 6th – Day 19 of the trial — Judge Martin Nolan briefly addressed the jury. He told them that (...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank executive Pat Whelan leaves the Circuit Criminal Court, Dublin, during the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank executives. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The jury at the trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank directors has been told the ca(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank executive Pat Whelan leaves the Circuit Criminal Court, Dublin.

Jurors at the trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank directors have been told they are not there to “satisfy the baying for(...)

By March 2008, said former Quinn Group chief executive Liam McCaffrey, the fall of Anglo’s share price meant the margin calls on the CFD holding by Quinn “became extreme”. Photograph: Frank Miller

The graphic, showing a jagged orange line tumbling precipitously before nestling in the bottom right-hand corner, needed little explanation. The line (...)

Former Quinn Group chief executive Liam McCaffrey leaving Circuit Criminal Court after yesterdays sitting of the Anglo Irish Bank case. Photograph: David Sleator

Brendan Grehan, senior counsel for Patrick Whelan, Anglo Irish Bank’s former managing director lending Ireland, cross-examined former Quinn Group chie(...)